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Image for Audels New Mechanical Dictionary; For Technical Trades

Audels New Mechanical Dictionary; For Technical Trades

By: N/A

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Theo. Audel & Co.: 1962

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003260

Condition: Very Good Minus


Original black cloth with large, blindstamped "A" on boards. Two front endpapers rumpled, previous owner's name, but no other faults. "Abacus" to "Zoom". 740 pp. plus ads. View more info

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Coiffures of Style and Quality

By: N/A

Price: $150.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Hyman and Oppenheim: 1918

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003438

Condition: Good


Original brown paper boards with red and gilt decoration. Much of paper backstrip worn away, but cloth hinges intact. A catalog of wigs, toupees, switches, pompadours, transformations, bangs, curls, nets, coloring, and accessories for men and women. A special Holiday Section offers wigs for dolls ! A few pencilled prices, and notes inside back cover. Exceedingly scarce. Edgewear and cover spotting as shown in photo. One 2-inch edge tear. 78 pp. View more info

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Hand Processes; Sheet Metal Series

By: N/A

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Albany, N.Y., Delmar Publishers, Inc.: 1946

Seller ID: 003691

Condition: Very Good


Original tan softcover lettered in green. The first main division of the trade describes the basic theory and related hand processes with hand, bench, cutting, and layout tools. No marks or damage. 146 pp. View more info

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Audel's Household Helps, Hints, and Receipts; 3000 References

By: N/A

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Theo. Audel & Co.: 1913

Seller ID: 003957

Condition: Good Minus


Original beige cloth with faded red lettering on boards. A 45-page index has a few edge tears. Small illustrations accompany many of the entries. All sorts of tips for better health and home life. Many are outdated, while some will remain true forever. Example: "To sift cinders, cover your sifter with an old apron or rag. Seize it thus covered, and shake without lifting the edge of the rag. In case of wind, tread on edges to keep them down. A few stones appli... View more info

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Canadian Pacific Railway Rules and Regulations (1890)

By: N/A

Price: $125.00 USD

Publisher: Montreal, Canadian Pacific Railway: 1890

Seller ID: 004471

Condition: Good


Original green cloth on flexible card cover. Pocket-sized rule book covers everything from air brakes to injured workers. Only 4 years after the "Last Spike" was driven, this is a very early official publication, and Van Horne was still the boss. Permanently edge-soiled and bent into hip pocket shape, but all readable. A prize for a railway collector. 87 pp. View more info

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Truck Service Manual; Conventional Forward Control 4x4 Motor Homes; Models 100 to 800

By: N/A

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Dodge Division, Chrysler Motors Corp.:

Seller ID: 004761

Condition: Fair


Original white trade paperback. For starting Serial Numbers xxx1872000 or xxx7086000 and for Canadian vehicles with Serial Numbersxxx85001 or 25001 and higher. Heavy book, so please ask for postage quote before ordering. Separated and torn cover repaired and re-attached with packaging tape. Approx. 400 pp. View more info

Image for Drilling, Lathe Work, Boring-Mill Work, Working Chilled Iron, Bench Vise and Floor Work, Erecting

Drilling, Lathe Work, Boring-Mill Work, Working Chilled Iron, Bench Vise and Floor Work, Erecting

By: N/A

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: Scranton, Pa., International Textbook Company: 1922

Seller ID: 005119

Condition: Very Good


Original 3/4 style cloth binding in black and red on boards.. No. 138 in the International Library of Technology Series. Outstanding condition with nary a mark or flaw ! The perfect gift for a metal worker or hobbyist ! Approx 300 pp. These articles are reprints from The Colliery Engineer Company publications of 1901-1914. View more info

Image for Commission of Conservation, Canada; Report of the Fifth Annual Meeting, Jan. 20-21, 1914

Commission of Conservation, Canada; Report of the Fifth Annual Meeting, Jan. 20-21, 1914

By: N/A

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, The Bryant Press, Limited: 1914

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005577

Condition: Good


Dark green cloth on boards. Gold titles. Covers grubby, interior clean. Hinges cracked. Forestry work in the Trent Watershed and B.C., Bore-hole records and capping of gas wells, Migratory birds, Fur farming, Karakul sheep, Toronto Housing Company, Laws for sanitary plumbing, Infant mortality, Leasing oyster beds, Forest reserve in Lake of the Woods, Wheat shipments, First aid, and many other topics. 287 pp. View more info

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A Review of Institutional Advertising (1932-1946)

By: N/A

Price: $95.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, The International Nickel Company of Canada, Ltd.: 1947

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005757

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original black paper boards backed in black cloth. Aside from one page of introduction, this book consists of 100 or more full-page b/w reprints of actual advertisements placed in various publications. Ads from 1932 dwelt on the history of nickel, while those of 1947 pointed out the inter-dependent nature of various businesses. Unpaginated. Minor lower corner bumps. No writing. View more info

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Proceedings of the American Electric Railway Engineering Association, 1912

By: N/A

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., American Electric Railway Association: 1912

Seller ID: 005804

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Heavy book will need extra postage. Includes report of 10th annual convention at Chicago, 1912. Roll of registrants at 1912 convention, reports, photos, drawings, member companies and officers, members (individual). Cover soil, hinges lightly cracked. 978 pp. View more info

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1979 Cadillac Service Manual

By: N/A

Price: $65.00 USD

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Cadillac Motor Car Division, GMC:

Seller ID: 006331

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original brown soft cover factory service manual. Very heavy book will need extra postage. Very clean and sound. COMPLETE information on maintenance, body, air conditioning, steering, suspension, drive train, brakes, engine, transmission, wiring, and accessories. Weighs about 2.15 Kg View more info

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BMW 1970-88 Repair Manual (Chilton)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Radnor, PA, Chilton Book Company:

Seller ID: 006366

ISBN: 0801979412

Condition: Good


Original colour illustrated soft cover. Part No. 6844. Smudges on front edges, but interior clean and easily readable. No writing. 476 pp. including index. View more info

Image for A Book of Tools, Being a Catalogue of Tools, Supplies, Machinery, and Similar Goods, (etc.)

A Book of Tools, Being a Catalogue of Tools, Supplies, Machinery, and Similar Goods, (etc.)

By: N/A

Price: $200.00 USD

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Chas. A. Strelinger & Co.: 1895

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 007231

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original brown cloth on flexible card covers, stapled. Second Edition. One of the most sought-after tool books, full of no-nonsense descriptions, photos, and wood engravings. Everything from micrometers to steam engines ! Previous owner's name. Light soil to covers and edges. Clean inside. 526 pp. View more info

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Fine Mechanical Tools; Catalogue No. 25 (50th Anniversary)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Athol, MA, L.S. Starrett Company: 1930

Seller ID: 007237

Condition: Fair


Original red card softcover. Back cover and last free endpaper missing, so half price. Last two extant pages (Numerical Index) have tears and corners missing. Illustrations are large and clear. 381 pp. View more info

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Manual of Upkeep Painting

By: N/A

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Halifax, Canadian Industries Limited:

Seller ID: 007336

Condition: Very Good


Original blue softcover. Everything you need to know about which paint to use on which surface, as well as preparation and application. Circa 1945, since it uses "ash cans", "linoleum", and other dated terms. No writing or damage. 103 pp. View more info

Image for Blasters' Handbook; Describing Practical Methods of Using Explosives for Various Purposes

Blasters' Handbook; Describing Practical Methods of Using Explosives for Various Purposes

By: N/A

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Montreal, Canadian Industries Limited: 1946

Seller ID: 007337

Condition: Very Good


Original maroon hardcover lettered in gold. No writing or damage. Everything you need to know about explosives, accessories, fuses, tunnelling, transportation and storage. Foldout chart on Volume of Well Drill Holes in back. 242 pp. View more info

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The Dunham Hand Book No. 414

By: N/A

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, C.A. Dunham Company, Limited:

Seller ID: 008058

Condition: Good Plus


Original soft cover company catalog. Circa 1920. Cover and edges grubby, but interior clean and sound. Fully describes various types of heating systems and company products. 270 pp. View more info

The Moles 1992-1993;Officers, Committees, Members., Awards

By: N/A

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Southampton, N.Y., The Moles: 1993

Seller ID: 008829

Condition: Very Good


Original beige softcover book of 196 pp. A "yearbook" of an organization of workers in construction which started with the 1936 reunion of people who had worked on projects around Newark Bay, New Jersey, about 1914-1917. It now includes all members of engineering and construction firms as welll as suppliers of building materials. Previous owner's initials are M.J.G. No other writing or damage. View more info

Image for Butterfield Division (Union Twist Drill Co.) Canadian Catalog No. 22

Butterfield Division (Union Twist Drill Co.) Canadian Catalog No. 22

By: N/A

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Concord, NH, Rumford Press:

Seller ID: 008841

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. No writing or damage, Milling Cutters, Hobs, Reamers, Twist Drills, Taps, Dies, and Screw Plates. Faint marks from tape used to secure dust jacket. No DJ. 496 pp. with index. View more info

Image for Instruments Limited (Established 1907); Successors to E.R. Watts & Son, Canada, Limited; Catalogue No. 30

Instruments Limited (Established 1907); Successors to E.R. Watts & Son, Canada, Limited; Catalogue No. 30

By: N/A

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: Ottawa, Instruments Limited: 1931

Seller ID: 009066

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original black faux leather on flexible boards. Surveyors', Engineers', Architects', and Draughtmens' Instruments and Supplies. Manufactureers of Blue Print Papers. Head Office 240 Sparks Street, Ottawa, with branches in Toronto (31 Richmond St. W.), Montreal, Quebec, and Regina. This copy presented to The Christie Wood Working Co., Ltd., St. John, N.B., March 4, 1931. Back cover states: Sole Canadian Distributors for E.R. Watts & Son, Ltd; Cambridge Instrument Comp... View more info